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Behind the Scenes at Vancouver Fashion Week with JCI

From September 19th - 25th, 2016, JCI students came together to support Vancouver Fashion Week. In addition to the 3 Fashion Business and Creative Arts graduates who put on runway shows, we had countless students volunteering throughout the event. The team from JCI helped with everything - from hair & makeup, to design, social media and even walking the runway! Watch our highlights from the final day of Vancouver Fashion Week SS17, including shows by JCI grads Bonnie Chung of Je Vis Bridal and Sally Sadusky of Sally Omeme. Check out the video b...


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Vancouver Fashion Week Recap: JCI Presents Sally Omeme

Sally Sandusky has lots to be proud of this week! Not only did her knitwear collection Omeme show at Vancouver Fashion Week for the second time - she also participated in the St Paul's "Brilliant" fundraiser. The event raised 1.5 million dollars in support of mental health and addiction. We are extremely proud of Sally for being a part of the such a successful evening! She had always dreamed of working in Fashion, and after attending John Casablancas Institute for our Fashion Business and Creative Arts program, was inspired to become a knitwear d...


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Amazing Canadian Fashion Magazine: Sally Omeme

We are pleased to see our very own JCI Fashion graduate and Canadian Fashion Designer, Sally Omeme featured on Amazing Canadian Fashion Magazine. This biannual publication, which is now available at Chapters Indigo across Canada, highlights the finest Canadian artists and designers, including Sally Omeme, on page 64. It must be an honor to be featured on ACF and we're extremely proud of Sally! "Magazines are normally not made the way Amazing Canadian Fashion magazine is. Most contain plenty of ads, junk media, and not a magazine entirely of custom cura...


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Vancouver Fashion Week FW16 Recap: Sally Omeme

And just like that, another Vancouver Fashion Week has come and gone. As a sponsor for Vancouver Fashion Week this year, JCI was front row in support of Fashion grads and their Fall/Winer 2016 collections. On the Wednesday evening, JCI grad and local knitwear fashion designer Sally Omeme presented her handmade knit collection. Seeing her knitwear in motion, one word comes to mind: SENSATIONAL. The intricate detail, hard work, and personal approach put into her designs are beyond remarkable. Sally’s pieces were flourishing coming down the runway at h...


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JCI sponsors Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016

One week from today, Vancouver will play host to the talent and work of emerging fashion designers from around the world for Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016! VFW is the perfect opportunity for yet-to-be-discovered fashion designers to display their latest collections to buyers, media, and the general public. Even more importantly, it allows these creatives to let the industry know what's "in" and what's "out" for the upcoming season. As fans of Vancouver Fashion Week and any event that supports emerging talent, we at JCI are pleased to be o...



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JCI Makeup Artistry graduate Gracen Marie Smith (@retrowitchery) competed at the 2018 IMATS Atlanta Battle of the Brushes competition in the Beauty/Fantasy category this past weekend. 🎭 We are so proud of Gracen! Swipe right to see the white light forest witch character Gracen created. 🧝🏻‍♀️ “I couldn’t have done it without JCI’s support. I have JCI to thank for making this dream possible.” - Gracen Smith 💫
Model: @ourwildhearts
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Editorial Photoshoot 🌺 with makeup done by #JCI graduate Michael Fels (@michaelfelsmakeup) 🎀 Published in @ellementsmagazine 🌟
Model: @cocomikopurbah 
Photography: @clazarschuler 
Hair: @jenmathisonhair 
Retouch: @lydia.tzirkova 
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You can’t sit with us 🌹 Photoshoot published in @hautepunchmag styled by #JCI Fashion Business & Creative Arts graduate Jason Pillay (@jasonpillay) 🍒 ————————————————
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Selfie 📸 Vivid ginger hair slayed by #JCI graduate @elissawolfe ✂️ on the talented makeup guru, influencer and #JCI graduate @leighdickson 🧡 // #BornToDoThis #JCInstitute #Hair #HairSchool
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